ALA Foundation grant brings together a diverse community of indigenous peoples

A cultural divide has long affected the city of Salamanca, N.Y., which is located on the Seneca Nation of Indians Allegany Territory. “We are a blended community, both native and non-native. As a community, we have struggled to find positive meaning and messaging amongst our residents,” said Sandra Brundage, City of Salamanca Youth Bureau Director/Grant

2021-08-09T13:06:57+00:00August 9th, 2021|grants|

ALA Foundation grant supports flagship Nebraska Veterans Creative Arts Festival, inspiring expansion and growth

Veteran Artist Michael Lentz Hosting a Veterans Creative Arts Festival (VCAF) is no small feat – and starting a festival in a new community is even more of a challenge. That’s why when members of the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Nebraska began their plans for their very first VCAF at the U.S.

2021-07-07T18:18:01+00:00July 7th, 2021|grants, nvcaf|

American Legion Auxiliary Foundation helps member turn Thrivent dollars into donation for veteran camp

Karen Runk, a 13-year American Legion Auxiliary member and president of ALA Wisconsin Unit 245, always admired the work that her local American Legion post did with Camp American Legion – a place for veterans, military, and their families to come together in a safe and comfortable environment in Lake Tomahawk, Wis. Camp American Legion

2021-06-29T14:03:03+00:00June 29th, 2021|grants|

The who, what, when, where, and why of American Legion Auxiliary Foundation grants

By now, you’ve probably heard that the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation has grants, but you might be wondering – who are they for, what can they be used for, when should I apply, and why do they exist? Who: ALA Foundation grants are for ALA entities – so your unit, district/county, or department can apply!

2021-06-16T12:07:20+00:00June 10th, 2021|grants|

American Legion Auxiliary Foundation grant brings awareness to Ohio Unit 214’s mission

American Legion Auxiliary Ohio Unit 214, like so many units nationwide, works tirelessly to support veterans, military, and their families. But members knew they could be doing more to let their community know who is behind all of the programs and events they run. That’s why they applied for a Mission in Action grant from

2021-05-06T13:42:08+00:00May 6th, 2021|grants|

American Legion Auxiliary Foundation and Illinois Unit 474 team up to help heroes from a distance

Members of American Legion Auxiliary Illinois Unit 474, along with many Auxiliary units across the country, were disappointed that their usual volunteer work was cut short in 2020 due to COVID-19 regulations. But having recently received a Veteran Projects Fund grant from the American Legion Auxiliary Foundation, the unit was determined to assist veterans during

2021-04-29T13:21:29+00:00April 29th, 2021|grants|

Alaska veterans safely reunite with loved ones with help of an American Legion Auxiliary Foundation grant

The Alaska Veterans and Pioneer Home strives to give veterans the highest quality of life by providing assisted living in a safe home setting which promotes independence, positive relationships, meaningful activities, and physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. Some of the best ways to improve the well-being of these residents is by providing social interaction opportunities

2021-02-25T14:18:21+00:00February 25th, 2021|grants|

ALA Department of Nebraska goes above and beyond for veterans with help of ALA Foundation grant

The Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home (ENVH) provides care, therapy, and residence to 120 veterans at a time. They go above and beyond for our nation’s heroes, ensuring that veterans with varying needs get the distinct and top-of-the-line treatment they deserve. One wing of the home treats up to 30 veterans with dementia. In summer 2019,

2020-12-15T19:55:52+00:00December 15th, 2020|grants|

American Legion Auxiliary Kansas Girls State program increases branding and awareness with help of ALA Foundation grant

The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and Girls Nation programs reach thousands of young women across the country each year and help them develop and strengthen their knowledge of government and leadership skills.Despite being a major priority for Auxiliary volunteers, young women who have heard of or even attended ALA Girls State or ALA Girls

2020-12-11T22:11:54+00:00August 27th, 2020|grants|

Syracuse Veterans Creative Arts Festival celebrates veterans artistic expression

  All veterans deserve to be celebrated, and the American Legion Auxiliary volunteers at the Syracuse Veterans Creative Arts Festival in New York make this a top priority year after year.The event hosts dozens of local veterans in a creative competition and celebration, and, since 2014, the festival organizers have relied on the support of

2020-12-12T19:55:07+00:00July 31st, 2020|grants|
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